Feb 27, 2012 11:00 GMT Urban Agriculture has become a fast growing field for Swedish cleantech companies and is now launched as a new offer to the cities of the world through SymbioCity. Plantagon took the initiative to develop the new offer Urban Agriculture within SymbioCity, and the offer is delivered in cooperation with Plantagon's partners SWECO, SAAB, Combitech and Tekniska Verken.
Press invitation to ground breaking ceremony for the first Plantagon Greenhouse everFeb 08, 2012 10:25 GMT
Tomorrow is an important day for us as we are breaking the ground for the first Plantagon Greenhouse ever. The ceremony will take place in Linköping, Sweden at 10:00, February 9th, 2012.
Participating are Paul Lindvall, Head of the Municipal Board of the county of Linköping, Hans Hassle, CEO of Plantagon International and Anders Jonsson, CEO of Tekniska Verken in Linköping.
Photos of the event will be posted in our pressroom.
Location: In Linköping, along the road to Gärstadverket, efter the biogas plant on the right side there is a road just before the bridge over the E4.
For more information please contact Carin Balfe Arbman, Public Relations, Plantagon, cell +46-70 633 35 08, email@example.com.
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The Plantagon Greenhouse dramatically change the way we produce ecological food. The Plantagon Greenhouse cut costs and environmental damage by eliminating transportation and delivering directly to consumers in city areas. Plantagon may be the first company where social responsibility, transparency and sharing are demonstrably valued at the same level as financial engagement and profit. www.plantagon.com
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Hans Hassle took the initiative to the PLANTAGON® project and is the brain and architect of strategy and organization for PLANTAGON®. Since January 2008 he holds the position as CEO. Hans Hassle has dedicated his whole work life to learn about, experiment with and manage commercial organisations trying to find out how to use them better for the common good. He is a pioneer in Corporate...